Ceramic plates "Flower"
Handmade ceramics plates decorated with a nice flower pattern carry the symbolism of ancient Ukrainian traditions and express notes of the contemporary design.
Materials: clay, German glaze
Technique: milk firing technique
Flower painting: at choice
Size: d-18, 5 cm
Don’t use in microwave oven
Manufacturing: 5-10 days
Handmade pottery plate is a wonderful decoration for your festive table and the best way to serve delicious dish such as pasta, fried chicken or Greek salad. Handmade ceramic plates embody Ukrainian long-lasting pottery making tradition interpreted in contemporary style.
Craftsman used milk firing technique that consists of several stages. But as before the potter's wheel stars turning and potter’s hands start creating wonderful pottery ware, he reads prayers and meditates inspiring handmade pottery plates with spiritual energy.
Then ceramist hand crafts unique ware and bakes it in the oven at temperature of 1100 °C. Before the second baking craftsman bathes pottery dishes in the fat milk, which adds aging effect to the pottery design, but also a wonderful fragrance that you can even catch drinking your morning coffee. Milk has special properties that protect decorative pottery plates from moisture.
That’s why you can keep different meal in handmade unique plates during a long period without damage and souring. After bathing in the milk, ceramist bakes Ukrainian pottery plates for the second time at temperature of 270—350 °C. Also pottery ware is decorated with unique flower painted by the hand of the craftsman with a great love, which adds contemporary notes to the design. Enjoy unique design, but also useful properties of Ukrainian pottery! Workshop Glyn-kar